552. Monsters Like Growing in Stature, and also, in Monsterness

“Through their trials and tribulations, cheerfulness and heartaches, they had remained beautiful to each other. Although their youth and innocence had slightly faded, it was silently known among them they were no longer little ghouls. They were now little monsters.”

 

—Quoted from Chapter 49 of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Monsters, a lesser known and rarely quoted sequel to Little Women

552. Monsters Like Growing in Stature, and also, in Monsterness

Jimmy

Jim MacKenzie is an amateur futurist on his way to guru-hood. He studied journalism and works in television. Jim writes for several blogs, including The Incredible Vanishing Paperweight and the satirical horror site StuffMonsterslike.com. Jim and his SML co-blogger, Sarah Giavedoni, have started a holiday, ticked off celebrities and tried to purchase the lunar surface. In his spare time, Jim likes listening to rock music, reading, giving away free books at his nonprofit "The POP Project" and trying to catch the real Thomas Wolfe Home arsonist.

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